Kids’ Eye Health at Risk During Pandemic

By Diane Bernard, Maryland News Connection ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Remote learning during the pandemic has meant excessive screen time for children, and a Maryland heath care group is raising awareness to prevent too much exposure to potentially damaging blue light. The light emitted from digital devices can cause serious retinal damage in children, with long-term

Surviving Violence During COVID-19 and Beyond

Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love.” –Martin Luther King Join the Philadelphia Commission for Women for compelling lived experiences of survivors of violence and share strategies for coping during COVID-19. Date: Monday, January 18, 2021                                            Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm                                    Registration link: bit.ly/SurvivingViolence The post Surviving Violence During COVID-19 and Beyond

Howard County Health Department Expands Staffing for Large-scale Vaccination Efforts

In response to the need for large-scale community COVID-19 vaccinations, the Howard County Health Department is working with Howard County Government, partner agencies, volunteers and students to expand its vaccination workforce. Ongoing staff recruitment, hiring and training efforts will ensure the County can meet capacity needs as significant vaccination efforts begin.